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Evening andOnline Degree Orientation           WELCOME
Welcome  The purpose of orientation is to  inform students on the policies, procedures, offerings and services  that relat...
Navigation       There is a link directly to the source information       contained in all images in the orientation (If y...
WWW.OSWEGO.EDU            You will be able to find a            wealth of information about            SUNY Oswego by navi...
ContentsPart 1Student Support OfficesPart 2Accessing Campus TechnologyPart 3Getting Started                               ...
Division of Extended Learning                         The Division of Extended                         Learning oversees S...
Admissions                        Prior to the start of class, the                        Office of Admissions will       ...
Financial Aid                    Helpful Hints from the Financial Aid Office                    •   Complete the FAFSA bet...
Registrar                      The Registrar’s Office handles                      all registration processes and         ...
Student Accounts                      Billing and payment goes                      through the Student                   ...
COMPASS                    COMPASS is a comprehensive center                    for student success designed to           ...
Transfer Student Services                   The Transfer Services office was                   created in order to provide...
Career Services                    If you ask a student why they                    are going to college, chances         ...
Experienced-Based Education                    An internship can provide                    insight into your major,      ...
Penfield Library                       Penfield Library features                       Internet access to information     ...
Office of Learning Services                     The Office of Learning Services                     houses the colleges ac...
Office of Veteran Services                      The Office of Veterans                      Services at SUNY Oswego       ...
Disability Support Services                    The Disability Support                    Services office is dedicated     ...
Counseling Services CenterThe resources of the Counseling Services Center (CSC) areoffered free of charge to registered SU...
Child Care             The Childrens Center of             Oswego, Inc. is a NAEYC-             accredited child-care     ...
Email Account                  SUNY Oswego offers a Google e-mail                  account via LakerAPPS to all its       ...
ANGEL                    The ANGEL Learning Management                    System is SUNY Oswegos campus                   ...
myOswego                  myOswego is a self service web                  page that provides SUNY Oswego                  ...
Laker NetID              Any service that requires              a login using your SUNY              Oswego email username...
Technology Support Center                  Campus Technology Services                  (CTS) operates the Technology      ...
Getting Started            Once you receive your            acceptance letter to SUNY            Oswego, you will need to ...
Paying Your Deposit                               After logging into                               myOswego, go to the    ...
Student Holds                   Upon paying your deposit, all new                   students at SUNY Oswego have 2        ...
1. Activate Your Email Account                                   After logging into myOswego,                             ...
2. Complete Your Health Requirements   Move on to   STEP TWO…                   …and fill out all items                   ...
3. Speak to an Academic Advisor                         As an evening or online degree                         program stu...
Before You Register              With your holds resolved, you              will now be able to register.              Bef...
Transcript Evaluation             Another important process             triggered by the receipt of             your depos...
Transfer and Military CreditSeveral factors will affect transfer of credit including wherethe coursework was completed, th...
CAPP Degree ReportFamiliarize yourself with your CAPP Report bylogging on to myOswego and clicking on these links: Regist...
Course Descriptions               Your CAPP report will list               the courses as               department and cou...
Course AvailabilityPrior to registering, you will want to see whatcourses are available for a current or upcomingterm. Thi...
Required BooksBy clicking on the CRNnumber, you will be able tosee the required and optionaltextbooks for each course.You ...
Finding Online Courses            To search for online classes only,            select DISTANCE LEARNING            COURSE...
Registration PIN Numbers             All new students will need an             additional PIN number to             regist...
RegistrationWhen you are ready to register, log in to myOswego andfollow these links: Registration  Undergraduate Degre...
Accessing Your Account             As mentioned earlier, the             Student Accounts Office will             generate...
Checking Your Financial Aid                To access your Financial                Aid information, login to              ...
Student ID                  SUNY Oswego requires all                  students to procure and                  carry a val...
Campus Map         CLICK ON MAP FOR A         PRINTABLE VERSION                                           CAMPUS          ...
Campus Parking                         Campus parking is                         restricted to those with a               ...
With the information obtained from this orientation,  you now have the knowledge necessary to start asuccessful and reward...
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  1. 1. Evening andOnline Degree Orientation WELCOME
  2. 2. Welcome The purpose of orientation is to inform students on the policies, procedures, offerings and services that relate to you as a new SUNY Oswego student. With ExtendedLearning students typically juggling school with life’s many responsibilities, this online orientation will serve as your introduction to SUNY Oswego. HOW TO NAVIGATE
  3. 3. Navigation There is a link directly to the source information contained in all images in the orientation (If you click on the image on the Admissions slide, you will be taken to the Admissions Office’s web page)Clicking on the SUNY Oswego logo will take you to SUNY Oswego’s web page These arrows will show you the contents of the prior and following pages Otherwise, use the forward and back arrows WELCOME WEB PAGE
  4. 4. WWW.OSWEGO.EDU You will be able to find a wealth of information about SUNY Oswego by navigating the web page. The left side contains links for both prospective and current students. At the bottom of the page are 5 green tabs that will open additional links. Throughout this orientation, we will point out what information can be accessed via these tabs. NAVIGATION CONTENTS
  5. 5. ContentsPart 1Student Support OfficesPart 2Accessing Campus TechnologyPart 3Getting Started EXTENDED WEB PAGE LEARNING
  6. 6. Division of Extended Learning The Division of Extended Learning oversees SUNY Oswego’s evening and online degree programs and serves as a liaison for the institution’s non-traditional student population. As an evening/online degree student, our office will typically be your first point-of-151 Campus Center contact when issues arise.(315) 312-2270extlearn@oswego.edu Click on the pictureMon-Fri 8 AM – 4:30 PM to go to the website!WED until 6 PM CONTENTS ADMISSIONS
  7. 7. Admissions Prior to the start of class, the Office of Admissions will handle all inquiries about your application and your transcripts. If you have additional coursework not included with your application, please send it to the Office of Admissions at the address to the left.229 Sheldon HallSUNY Oswego If you are interested inOswego, NY 13126-3599 coming to visit the campus,(315) 312-2250 they can also set up a guidedadmiss@oswego.edu tour for you. EXTENDED FINANCIAL LEARNING AID
  8. 8. Financial Aid Helpful Hints from the Financial Aid Office • Complete the FAFSA between January 1 and March 1. You can apply after March 1, but you may not be considered for all campus-based programs. • Apply electronically. Follow this Application Checklist. • Respond promptly to anything you receive from SUNY Oswego. • Make sure to include your email address on the FAFSA so we can effectively communicate with you. • After you apply, log in to myOswego to206 Culkin Hall determine any additional information Oswego needs and to review your awards(315) 312-2248 (If you are a new student, you will be ablefinaid@oswego.edu to use myOswego after you have been accepted for admission to Oswego. Click on "Help" to determine how to get your myOswego PIN). ADMISSIONS REGISTRAR
  9. 9. Registrar The Registrar’s Office handles all registration processes and program adjustments. This includes dropping and adding of courses, off-campus study approvals, program deviations, and prerequisite waivers. Most paperwork requires at least your advisors signature,301 Culkin Hall so be sure to contact them(315) 312- 2136 before beginning any of theregistra@oswego.edu above processes. FINANCIAL STUDENT AID ACCOUNTS
  10. 10. Student Accounts Billing and payment goes through the Student Accounts Office. Once you have registered for courses, they will compile a bill of tuition and fees based on your total credit hours. The fees are pro-rated according to the number of credits taken.408 Culkin Hall(315) 312-2225stuaccts@oswego.edu REGISTRAR COMPASS
  11. 11. COMPASS COMPASS is a comprehensive center for student success designed to assist students in accomplishing four major goals: Discovering Your Vision, Developing Your Skills, Defining Your Future, and Distinguishing Yourself.145 Campus Center COMPASS services include:(315) 312-3142 • First Year Programs • Major Exploration • Transfer Student Services • Community Services • Civic Engagement • Experience-Based Education • Career Services STUDENT TRANSFER ACCOUNTS SERVICES
  12. 12. Transfer Student Services The Transfer Services office was created in order to provide transfer students with support during their time at SUNY Oswego. They are responsible for several programs related to transfer success including Tau Sigma National Academic Honor Society and the Transfer Services website, which contains information on145 Campus Center course equivalencies, articulation(315) 312-3638 agreements, transfer student scholarships, and involvement opportunities. CAREER COMPASS SERVICES
  13. 13. Career Services If you ask a student why they are going to college, chances are their answer will center on employment. The Career Services Office, located in the COMPASS, offers a wide variety of services to put you in the best position possible to gain employment.145 Campus Center(315) 312-2255 These include career planning, resume/cover letter preparation, mock interviews, and job fairs. TRANSFER INTERNSHIPS SERVICES
  14. 14. Experienced-Based Education An internship can provide insight into your major, allow you to explore other majors, as well as put you a step above the rest when applying for jobs after graduation. At SUNY Oswego, the Office145 Campus Center of Experience-Based(315) 312-2151 Education offers a full rangeebe@oswego.edu of credit-bearing internship positions to SUNY Oswego undergraduate and graduate students. CAREER PENFIELD SERVICES LIBRARY
  15. 15. Penfield Library Penfield Library features Internet access to information repositories worldwide, an integrated computer catalog, and a cyber café. Over 70 public Internet stations and 50 laptops available for loan provide access to numerous research databases and full- text resources.The library also maintains services for the distancelearner , which can be accessed HERE. Be sure to watchthe short video at the top detailing the exact servicesthat are available to you. LEARNING INTERNSHIPS SERVICES
  16. 16. Office of Learning Services The Office of Learning Services houses the colleges academic support center. They offer writing and tutoring services for most lower-division courses in mathematics, natural sciences, humanities, business and social sciences. Services are available to all Oswego students and areP106 Campus Center designed to support and(315) 312-3094 enhance students educational experiences. We encourage youols@oswego.edu to contact them if you are interested in getting tutoring. PENFIELD VETERAN LIBRARY SERVICES
  17. 17. Office of Veteran Services The Office of Veterans Services at SUNY Oswego is here to serve those who have served their country. The office can offer information concerning VA Educational Benefits, DVA Benefits, referrals and work study206 Culkin Hall programs.(315) 312-2231veterans@oswego.edu LEARNING DISABILITY SERVICES SERVICES
  18. 18. Disability Support Services The Disability Support Services office is dedicated to meeting the needs of students with special needs. The office provides support services, the availability of adaptive technologies, and other assistance required to meet the mission of helping155 Campus Center all students succeed.(315) 312-3358 Contact them directly fordss@oswego.edu assistance. VETERAN COUNSELING SERVICES SERVICES
  19. 19. Counseling Services CenterThe resources of the Counseling Services Center (CSC) areoffered free of charge to registered SUNY Oswego students.The Counseling Center staff offer individual and groupcounseling, as well as couples counseling when deemedappropriate after an initial consultation. The benefits of counseling may include an increased ability to cope with friends, family, relationship issues, and academic pressures.You may also gain a better understanding of yourself, which will ultimately assist113 Mary Walker Health Center you in your personal(315) 312-4416 development. DISABILITY CHILD SERVICES CARE
  20. 20. Child Care The Childrens Center of Oswego, Inc. is a NAEYC- accredited child-care center on campus that serves children between the ages of 18 months and 5 years. Fees are on a sliding scale based on household income and there is often a waiting list. For more information, contact the center at 315.312.2587 COUNSELING EMAIL SERVICES ACCOUNT
  21. 21. Email Account SUNY Oswego offers a Google e-mail account via LakerAPPS to all its students, who may use this account while taking courses plus one year after leaving the campus. It is imperative that all students regularly check their SUNY Oswego email, as it is the main form of communication between faculty, staff and students!You can access your email account through the PopularLinks tab at the bottom of SUNY Oswego’s homepage. Wewill show you how to activate your account at the end ofthis orientation. CHILD ANGEL CARE
  22. 22. ANGEL The ANGEL Learning Management System is SUNY Oswegos campus supported web-based teaching and learning tool. At SUNY Oswego, ANGEL is used by faculty to web enhance classroom-based courses with online activities, as well as teaching hybrid and fully online courses.ANGEL provides faculty with an easy-to-use interface forgenerating online materials and provides students witha consistent environment for interacting with onlinecourse materials regardless of the mode of instruction. EMAIL myOswego ACCOUNT
  23. 23. myOswego myOswego is a self service web page that provides SUNY Oswego students with a secured login to manage and view their own transactions, such as registration, financial aid information, making payments, applying for graduation, grading, and much more.You can access myOswego through the Popular Linkstab at the bottom of SUNY Oswego’s homepage.Your acceptance letter contains your myOswegologin information. Laker ANGEL NetID
  24. 24. Laker NetID Any service that requires a login using your SUNY Oswego email username and password is referred to as your Laker NetID. Your email username and Laker NetID is the first part of your Oswego email address, the name that comes before @oswego.edu. TECHNOLOGY myOswego SUPPORT
  25. 25. Technology Support Center Campus Technology Services (CTS) operates the Technology Support Center (aka the Help Desk) to assist students with any technical issues. If you experience problems with your Laker NetID, email, ANGEL, or campus Wi-Fi,26 Lanigan Hall contact the Help Desk for(315) 312-3456 assistance.help@oswego.edu Laker GETTING NetID STARTED
  26. 26. Getting Started Once you receive your acceptance letter to SUNY Oswego, you will need to indicate your intent to enroll by paying a deposit. This can be done through myOswego. Remember, your myOswego login information was contained in your acceptance letter. TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT DEPOSIT
  27. 27. Paying Your Deposit After logging into myOswego, go to the bottom of the first page. Jane Doe ( ID: 800000000 ) Click on the link ADMISSION OFFICE DEPOSIT PROCESS and follow the instructions to pay your deposit. GETTING STUDENT STARTED HOLDS
  28. 28. Student Holds Upon paying your deposit, all new students at SUNY Oswego have 2 holds placed on their account that restrict registration until they are resolved. One is for completion of health questionnaires . You will be able to complete this process after activating your SUNY Oswego email account.The second is an advisor hold that will be lifted onceyou speak to an Extended Learning advisor to discussyour course selection for the upcoming semester. Wewill now show you the steps to take to remove bothholds. EMAIL DEPOSIT ACTIVATION
  29. 29. 1. Activate Your Email Account After logging into myOswego, click on the “New Student Menu” link… Jane Doe ( ID: 800000000 )…and then “Step One”.Follow the instructionsto activate your emailaccount. STUDENT HEALTH HOLDS REQUIREMENTS
  30. 30. 2. Complete Your Health Requirements Move on to STEP TWO… …and fill out all items in this section. You will not be able to register if incomplete! ACTIVATE ADVISOR EMAIL HOLD
  31. 31. 3. Speak to an Academic Advisor As an evening or online degree program student, you will be primarily advised by an Academic Planning Coordinator from the Division of Extended Learning. Prior to registering for classes your first semester, you must contact them to review your program(315) 312-2270 requirements and discuss potentialextlearn@oswego.edu courses to take in order to have yourMon-Fri 8 AM – 4:30 PM hold removed.6 PM on Wednesdays To set up an appointment, please call Extended Learning during office hours. If you cannot make it in to the office, phone appointments can also be set up. HEALTH BEFORE YOU REQUIREMENTS REGISTER
  32. 32. Before You Register With your holds resolved, you will now be able to register. Before you actually do that, you will want to familiarize yourself with your program requirements and how your transfer credits were applied. The next few slides will show you where to find that information. ADVISOR TRANSCRIPT HOLD EVALUATION
  33. 33. Transcript Evaluation Another important process triggered by the receipt of your deposit is the evaluation of your transcripts. Once evaluated, all of your courses will have a SUNY Oswego equivalency and will be listed in myOswego on your CAPP (Curriculum Advising and Planning Program) report. BEFORE YOU TRANSFER REGISTER CREDIT
  34. 34. Transfer and Military CreditSeveral factors will affect transfer of credit including wherethe coursework was completed, the grades received and theintended major at Oswego. The maximum number ofcredits that can be applied from a two-year college is 62 to67; the maximum number from a four-year institution is 92to 97.Oswego will accept College-Level Examination Placement(CLEP), Advanced Placement, IB and Military credit. Toreceive credit for AP IB and CLEP a student must provide , ,an official transcript. To determine specific scoresnecessary consult the Oswego Proficiency ExaminationProgram or contact the Office of Admissions. Militarycredit should also be transcripted and sent to the Office ofAdmissions for review. TRANSCRIPT CAPP EVALUATION REPORT
  35. 35. CAPP Degree ReportFamiliarize yourself with your CAPP Report bylogging on to myOswego and clicking on these links: Registration  Undergraduate Degree Student Registration  CAPP Degree ProgressThis contains the requirements for your specificdegree program, the courses you have taken to meetthese requirements and the remaining courseworkneeded to fulfill your degree obligations.Keep in mind that your transfer coursework will notappear on the CAPP report until it has been evaluatedby the Office of Admissions! TRANSFER COURSE CREDIT DESCRIPTIONS
  36. 36. Course Descriptions Your CAPP report will list the courses as department and course number. To find the description of each course, please refer to the college catalog. It can be found online HERE. There is also a link to it at the bottom of the home page. CAPP COURSE REPORT AVAILABILITY
  37. 37. Course AvailabilityPrior to registering, you will want to see whatcourses are available for a current or upcomingterm. This can be done by going to the COURSEAVAILABILITY link on the home page. Expand theACADEMICS tab at the bottom of the page and it isthe last link. To see descriptions and prerequisites,click on the course number. COURSE TEXTBOOKS DESCRIPTIONS
  38. 38. Required BooksBy clicking on the CRNnumber, you will be able tosee the required and optionaltextbooks for each course.You can order your books from SUNY Oswego hereand either pick them up on-campus or have themshipped to your home. They also have a textbookrental service available for select titles. COURSE ONLINE AVAILABILITY COURSES
  39. 39. Finding Online Courses To search for online classes only, select DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE as the campus location on the search page. Online courses will have SLNWEB as their location and SL1 or EL1 as their section. Any student can register for SL1 sections of online courses, but EL1 sections are reserved exclusively for Extended Learning students. COURSE PIN AVAILABILITY NUMBER
  40. 40. Registration PIN Numbers All new students will need an additional PIN number to register their first semester.T12345 Once you reach Junior status, you will also need another PIN number to register. You will receive your PIN number when you meet with your advisor. ONLINE REGISTRATION COURSES
  41. 41. RegistrationWhen you are ready to register, log in to myOswego andfollow these links: Registration  Undergraduate Degree Student Registration   Register – Add/Drop ClassesEnter the term and search for open classes that youwant to register for. To search for online classes only,select DISTANCE LEARNING COURSE as the campuslocation. Any student can register for SL1 sections ofonline courses, but EL1 sections are reservedexclusively for Extended Learning students. PIN ACCOUNT NUMBER ACCESS
  42. 42. Accessing Your Account As mentioned earlier, the Student Accounts Office will generate a bill once you have registered for courses. Through myOswego, you can view your charges and make payments by credit card or check by going to the STUDENT ACCOUNTS tab and clicking on the ACCOUNT SUMMARY link. FINANCIAL REGISTRATION AID
  43. 43. Checking Your Financial Aid To access your Financial Aid information, login to myOswego and click on the FINANCIAL AID tab. This will give you access to your awards, forms you need to complete, estimated SUNY Oswego costs and your semester bill. ACCOUNT STUDENT ID ACCESS
  44. 44. Student ID SUNY Oswego requires all students to procure and carry a valid identification card issued by Auxiliary Services. There is no charge for the students first card, but you504 Culkin Hall must have a valid form of(315) 312-2588 picture identification withdining@oswego.edu you to receive your ID. FINANCIAL CAMPUS AID MAP
  45. 45. Campus Map CLICK ON MAP FOR A PRINTABLE VERSION CAMPUS STUDENT ID PARKING
  46. 46. Campus Parking Campus parking is restricted to those with a SUNY Oswego parking permit. You may obtain a permit by stopping at the Parking Office during office hours. Once you have a Laker NetID, you may alsoThe Parking Office is access your parkinglocated on Rte 104 near account via the web.the main entrance to thecampus For more information or to find a parking map, click on(315) 312-3227 the picture to go to theHours: 7:30 AM – 4:20 PM Parking Office’s website. CAMPUS JUMP IN! MAP
  47. 47. With the information obtained from this orientation, you now have the knowledge necessary to start asuccessful and rewarding experience at SUNY Oswego. Once you have familiarized yourself with the policies and processes, jump in and get started!

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